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Fishing for salmon

On Tipanovka river can catch the following species: Atlantic salmon, sea and brown trout, salmon, trout, arctic char.

The most popular salmon fishing
Fish include salmon  that live in the sea and only during spawning are included in the river for spawning , or to freshwater  that live in the rivers and the sea is not going away . On Tipanovka river salmon  passing , he fattens weight to sea and back to the river to spawn.
Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) or salmon, fish of anadromous and freshwater salmon belong to the genus noble salmon. Most of his life he spent in the ocean and return to fresh water to reproduce . Spawning salmon comes precisely in that river , in which he was born.

Salmon rivers of the Kola Peninsula have slopes of the mountain type , long shallow rapids rapid flow and the bottom is lined with gravel and boulder soil. To rise to a river, the fish requires a certain strength and agility. Thresholds for passing salmon uses her tail fin . Height of jumps up to 3 , and length - 6 meters. As a result of natural selection into the river to spawn rise only the best of the family . At length salmon can reach 1.5 m and its weight can be up to 45 kg, and fishing on it turns into a real pleasure for lovers of battle with a worthy opponent.

Salmon goes into rivers of the Kola Peninsula at different times , and each time the river is characterized by its mass call it salmon. On Tipanovka river such period begins in mid - late June and ends by the end of August. When the river will reveal , salmon approaching communities of 30-40 individuals to the mouth , holding a couple of days here , accustoming themselves to fresh water and rising with the tide up the river and back again with the tide in the sea. Then comes the salmon in the river and remains there until spawning , which begins in late September and early October. In the river does not eat salmon , but actively takes fishing lures . It was during these three summer months , it is possible to catch them in the river.

The main feeding period occurs in salmon in the sea. It lasts from 1 to 4 years . Passes it , usually in the Norwegian and Greenland Seas . Individuals who have returned to the river to spawn after 1 year in the sea, weigh up to 3.5 kg . Individuals who have spent in the ocean (sea) two winters , returning to the river to spawn , with weight up to 6.5-7 kg, and those that spent three winters in fattening and those that return to spawn a second , 9 kg and more . The main difference between Atlantic salmon from the Pacific that he did not die after spawning and may return to the river and up to two more times , each time more and more increasing in size .

Almost simultaneously with the salmon in the river enters the spawning salmon passage another kind called brown trout . Brown trout (Salmo trutta) is different from the color of salmon . Body trout both above and below the lateral line covered with numerous black spots , often shaped as the letter " x " . On the sides of the head and dorsal fin spots round . Typical dimensions trout - to 30 - 70 cm in length and 1 - 5 kg , but sometimes up to 12 - 13 kg. Like salmon, this valuable fish . Unlike salmon, at the entrance of sea trout in the river does not stop eating because of this she takes the bait more actively. Progress trout in the river starts around mid-May and continues until almost the end of October. Trout behavior when playing more than agresivnoe salmon of the same size . In the river, you can catch the bait , lure or fly.


Tipanovka beautiful and fast river. Long Reach alternate moderately fast rapids. There are wide rolls with smooth flow, and has narrow rapids going through pile of large boulders. They form a strong jet with backflow. The variety of terrain banks and riverbed allows fishing fans find their coveted places catch. Clean, open places pebbles allow beginner fly fishing man their work confidently tackle. Fans spinning can test their skills on the rocky shoals.

The river is not very wide, an average of 30 meters. On the sunlit areas with high banks of the crystal clear waters you can see salmon. Fishing area where you can catch salmon - is located between the mouth of the waterfall, the length of 1.5 km, above the waterfall salmon can not get up, and all stand in this area, for which there are a few pools where everyone will be able to choose a place to his liking .

Fly fishing and spinning

On Tipanovka river allowed to catch only two ways: fly fishing and spinning .

Over the last decade domestic anglers have access to a wide variety of technical means of catching all kinds of fish found in numerous water bodies of our Motherland . And it seems that the fish grows wiser at the same pace as the improvement of the instruments is catching. Is not so easy on a thick fishing line or hard , do not tackle sensitive catch worthy trophy waters , unless it is stocking the pond, where the fish are biting on a bare hook .

With such an abundance of particular importance gear adopts the aristocratic and beautiful view of fishing - fly fishing , or fishing on the imitation of an insect. The history of this elegant sport goes deep into the century begins in England, where the present day fly fishing is very popular, as in many other European countries. The greatest spread he received in the U.S., where he organized a number of special schools paid for those wishing to get an introduction to the basic aspects of fly fishing . Fly fishing - is fishing in the upper layers of the water without a float and sinker to the artificial fly and insects. Feature of this method of fishing is that when casting fishing line simulates freefall bait into the water. The fish can not resist such temptation and immediately grabs it .

Fly fishing is fundamentally different from all other sports gear primarily on the principle of casting : in fly fishing sinker weight as it is distributed over the length of the working part of the column , which must be at least a few meters. This is a very active way of fishing : Fly casting through standard head based on the principle of the whip : bait often weighs almost nothing ; fisherman with a rod accelerates the cord , which is a " sinker ". Fly line unfolds , moving in the direction of the cast in the form of a loop . Thus, the lure flies ahead cord and follows him .

Spinning - one of the most popular and versatile ways of fishing. It got its name from the devices used in this type of fishing. The name of this method of fishing comes from the English word «spinning», which means rotation. It was the lure created by the rotation of the coil , annoying the fish food reflex and stimulates it to biting . Fish bait enticed game , grabs her and gets hooked. And since the only moving predators grab the bait, fishing spinning consists of continuous casting and pull-ups . Expertise angler is the bait seemed to be alive , or , as they say , better to " play ."

Spinning provides the angler a wide selection in terms of the use of various types of gear - from light rods with weightless flies to powerful marine gear with lures weighing 100g or more. Spinning - the only fishing rods, to possess competition is taking place in the world championship , besides not only water but also on land ( for distance and accuracy casting lures ) . Anyone who has ever once tasted the delights of combat ass spinning hardened predator has never put this gear to the side. She teaches observation, endurance, helps get the habit instantly make decisions and accurately calculate all of his actions . Fishing spinning so flexible and exciting, that sportiness with it can not compare to any other method of fishing . Selecting a method of fishing for you.

What to bring?

Every fisherman should remember that fishing success depends not only on his luck, experience, proper timing or place of fishing. Plays an important role such factors as clothing and equipment.      

Going fishing, sure to bring:

  • Sunglasses ( or better yet polarizing ) glasses - they protect your eyes from the sun's glare on the water, get rid of headaches , as well as open eyes what is happening under the water.
  • Broad-brimmed hat , a cap or a special visor to protect from the sun.
  • Waterproof insulated boots - shoes should focus on if you plan to spend in the water for a long time (for example, fly-fishing ) . If possible, provide a non-slip sole for comfortable movement on the slippery bottom of the river .
  • Thermal underwear and waterproof clothing - it will protect from accidental splashes and will not freeze while waiting for fish . Warm clothing is never enough , because it can be removed at any time.
  • Mosquito nets and insect repellent if needed windless weather.
  • Camera or camcorder - modern technology will capture the most exciting moments in the automatic mode , even if at this point no one gets near .